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Social inequalities in comparative perspective [[electronic resource] /] / edited by Fiona Devine and Mary C. Waters

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Titolo: Social inequalities in comparative perspective [[electronic resource] /] / edited by Fiona Devine and Mary C. Waters Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: Malden, MA, : Blackwell Pub., 2004
Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (330 p.)
Disciplina: 305
Soggetto topico: Equality
Social stratification
Soggetto genere / forma: Electronic books.
Altri autori: DevineFiona  
WatersMary C  
Note generali: Description based upon print version of record.
Nota di bibliografia: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Nota di contenuto: Social Inequalities in Comparative Perspective; Contents; Notes on Contributors; Introduction; 1 Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration in the United States; 2 The "Language of Race," Identity Options, and "Belonging" in the Quebec Context; 3 Race and Ethnicity in France; 4 Racisms, Ethnicities, and British Nation-Making; 5 Working Poor, Working Hard: Trajectories at the Bottom of the American Labor Market; 6 Class and Social Inequalities in Portugal: From Class Structure to Working-Class Practices on the Shop Floor; 7 Understanding Class Inequality in Australia; 8 Talking about Class in Britain
9 Research on Gender Stratification in the US10 The Japanese Paradox: Women's Voices of Fulfillment in the Face of Inequalities; 11 Catching Up? Changing Inequalities of Gender at Work and in the Family in the UK; 12 Gender and Work-Related Inequalities in Finland; Index
Sommario/riassunto: This unique collection of original essays brings a comparative perspective to issues of social inequality. First-rate sociologists from around the world have contributed to this exciting and rigorous volume, drawing upon their own research in the fields of race and ethnicity, class and inequality, and gender and sexuality. Contains original essays by first-rate scholars on issues of social inequalities around the worldFeatures research and examples from the USA, Canada, UK, Australia, France, Portugal, Finland, and JapanReviews research on issues of social inequ
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ISBN: 1-281-21377-2
Formato: Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 9910145593003321
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